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March for Science: Photos from around the world

On Earth Day (22 April) a global March for Science was held in more than 600 cities. Thousands of people — from farmers to politicians, biologists, science communicators and celebrities — marched in solidarity with scientists across the world whose work may be sidelined by politics or out of the public eye. 63 more words

Policy

You Are What You Grow

by Julie Kurtz

Imagine, if you will, that the U.S. was stripped of all its powerful agricultural fertilizers, pesticides and mechanization. Imagine that we were cut off from international trade imports. 1,513 more words

Policy

What is Public Housing? A Simple Answer To a Tough Question

What is Public Housing?

There is often a lot of misunderstanding around what public housing is.  I am not going to give a written history of what is public housing.   547 more words

Commentary: Who’s manning the Trump administration’s Asia policy shop?

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

The Trump administration’s first 100 days have passed, and there still isn’t a deputy to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in place. And this is just the tip of the iceberg, Channel NewsAsia’s chief editor Jaime Ho says. 1,274 more words

Current Affairs

The Death and Life of the Great American School System

Diane Ravitch, 2010

When someone chastised John Maynard Keynes for reversing himself about a particular economic policy he had previously endorssed, he replied, “When the facts change, I change my mind. 586 more words

Books

A Conversation on Conflict Minerals with Ntekereze Enock - By Evan Zachary

In a recent decision by the RIT Student Government, a resolution was passed unanimously in favor of more sustainable procurement practices. The resolution deals specifically with minerals such as columbite, tantalite, types of tin, and gold. 1,368 more words

Sustainability

My Favorites of April: Psychological Tricks, The Value of Tech Brands & Facebook's News Feed

April was election month in France. But my favorite articles shared this month don’t contain politics, because (1) we yet have to elect our President in the second round, (2) I believe it’s pretty obvious… 1,151 more words

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